November 1994 Table of Contents

Features
How to Manage More Than one Job

A veteran production manager describes the systems he’s developed to delegate authority, organize the paperwork, and keep the lines of communication open. Read more

Fireplace Hearth Details

A mason lays out the basics of hearth construction, from code compliance to placing the concrete. Read more

Ten Common Floor-Planning Pitfalls

More than any other factor, room layout affects how well a house works for the homeowners. A successful designer points out common layout errors and provides solutions that work. Read more

Guide to Galvanized Nails

Ever seen a high-priced siding job ruined by rust stains? This overview of zinc nail coatings can help keep your exteriors looking great. Read more

Sanding and Refinishing Wood Floors

Freshly-sanded hardwood floors put the finishing touch on many remodeling projects. A hardwood flooring expert describes the tools and techniques that produce the best results. Read more

Letters
Letters

Lumber grading rules, on learning CAD, backdrafting in tight houses Read more

News
Eight-Penny News

Cedar shingle quality in question, tax break for affordable construction, home office deductions Read more

Design
Legal
Legal Column: Surprise -- It's an OSHA Inspection

When the OSHA inspector comes calling Read more

Energy
Focus On Energy: New Heat Pump Makes More Hot Water

Dual-coil heat pump saves on hot water Read more

Kitchen & Bath
Products
For What It's Worth

Fiberglass bulkhead, job-site camera, ceramic-coated roof tiles Read more

Toolbox
Toolbox: Triangle Detail Sanders

Triangle sanders for detail work Read more

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